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  • Foreign-Educated Nurses in Hospitals and Visa Restrictions

    This analysis shows that the overall share of hospitals reporting hiring foreign-educated RNs has nearly doubled between 2010 and 2022, and a growing share of hospitals report hiring an increasing number of foreign-educated RNs to fill vacancies over time.

  • Impact of Supreme Court Decision on Health Policy

    On June 28, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a longstanding legal precedent that required federal courts to defer to reasonable agency interpretation when statutes are ambiguous. The decision will shift many policy decisions from federal agencies to federal judges, with implications for health policy that will reverberate for years to come. This issue brief examines the decision and assesses what’s ahead.

  • KFF's Comprehensive Primer on U.S. Health Policy

    A new KFF resource explains the basics on a wide range of topics about health programs and policy in the United States, such as Medicare and Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, health care costs and affordability, women’s health issues, and the politics of health care. It was created to serve as a mini “textbook” for faculty and students interested in health policy.

  • Beyond the Data by Drew Altman

    In his regular Beyond the Data columns, CEO Drew Altman discusses what the data, polls, and journalism produced by KFF mean for policy and for people. 

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